SnapProtect - SnapProtect for Open Systems -Getting Started – NetApp

Perform a backup

The backup of the block level replication consists of the deployment and executing of the workflow.

Deploying the Workflow

Make sure to deploy the Replication workflow template on the workflow engine from which you plan to execute it.

Executing the Workflow

The recommended usage to execute the replication workflow is from the Storage Policy level.

The following steps execute the workflow from the Storage Policy level:

  1. From the CommCell Browser, navigate to Policies | Storage Policies.

    Right-click the <Storage Policy> and then click All Tasks | Run Replication Workflow.

The alternative usage to execute the replication workflow is from the workflow level.

The following steps execute the workflow from the Workflow level:

  1. From the CommCell Browser, navigate to Workflows.

    Right-click Replication Workflow and then click All Tasks | Execute.

  2. Select the workflow engine from the Run workflow on list and specify the value of the following variables in the Value column.

    Click OK.

    You can track the progress of the workflow job from the Job Controller. You will see a job for each activity in the workflow e.g., backup, restore.

For more information on this workflow, please see Replication Workflow.